Situated in the vicinity of Turuntie, Karakallio is a district where the views are dominated by impressive rocky landscapes. The area is great for outdoor recreation, and a fitness trail with substantial differences in elevation runs through the rocky surrounding nature.
Karakallio is located along good transport links. For example, the Leppävaara bus and railway station is close by. From the station, it is easy to head to any other location in the Helsinki Metropolitan Area. Local services are available at Karakallio shopping centre, which features a shop, restaurant and pharmacy, among other services. A school is also located near the shopping centre.